Using principles in human-computer interaction, humane design, software development, and tech ethics, Rehack urges participants to think deeply about their interactions with technology and redesign consumer tech products in a more meaningful, socially responsible way. Attend for a weekend of redesigning today's tech products to be greener and healthier!
Keller Center Tiger Challenge instructor and program manager Jessica Leung will serve as mentor and judge. Partner organizations includes Princeton Keller Center, IDEO, Adobe, 1517 Fund, Dribble, GitHub, Sketch, Viget, Headstream, FindCollabs and multiple campus entities.
No coding experience is required. Applications are accepted individually or as a team of two to four students. Each team member must register separately.
Visit the Rehack website for more information.
Dr. Dimitri Kusnezov is a theoretical physicist working at the U.S Department of Energy. He has served in numerous positions, most recently as the Deputy Under Secretary for Artificial Intelligence & Technology at DOE where he led the efforts to drive AI innovation and bring it into DOE mission, business and operations, including creating a new AI Office. Dr. Kusnezov received A.B. degrees in Physics and in Pure Mathematics with highest honors from UC Berkeley. Following a year of research at the Institut fur Kernphysik, KFA-Julich, in Germany, he attended Princeton University earning his MS in Physics and Ph.D. in Theoretical Nuclear Physics. At Michigan State University, he conducted postdoctoral research and then became an Instructor. He joined the faculty of Yale University as an assistant professor in theoretical physics, becoming an associate professor and has served as a visiting professor at numerous universities around the world. Dr. Kusnezov has published over 100 articles and edited 2 books. After more than a decade at Yale, he left academia to pursue federal service at the DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and became a member of the Senior Executive Service.
Who can attend?
Open to graduate students and undergraduates.